Thug threatens woman in G train station

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88th Precinct

Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

G whiz

A crook robbed a woman in the Classon Avenue G Station on Aug. 21.

The 24-year-old victim told cops she was in the station near Lafayette Avenue at 2 pm when a man displayed a switchblade and pushed her against a wall, taking her pocketbook. After she protested, he said, “Stop making noise, I’ll stab you,” and then fled.

Fort mean

Two gun-wielding thugs robbed a man on DeKalb Avenue on Aug. 22.

The 47-year-old victim told cops he was at Vanderbilt Avenue at 1:45 am when the teenaged jerks walked up to him and asked him for a cigarette. One of them pulled out a handgun, and pointed it at the victim, he said. The crooks fled after the man handed over $10.

Kids these days

Cops arrested a teenager who they say tried to grab a lady’s cellphone on Washington Avenue Aug. 22.

The 22-year-old victim told cops she talking on her iPhone at Gates Avenue at 12:30 am when the teen hit her in the head and grabbed her phone. Police said two bystanders helped grab the suspect.

Electric grab

A burglar tried to steal some electronics from a house on Adelphi Street on Aug. 20, but was caught in the act.

The 39-year-old victim told cops she was at her home at Greene Avenue and Fulton Street at 4:55 pm when she heard a loud noise. She went to the backyard and saw the crook trying to hop the back fence with her stuff. Police said she was able to get it all back, though the jerk got away.

Park shot

A thug shot a man inside the Greene Playground on Aug. 20.

The 17-year-old victim told cops he was inside the park at 10:50 pm, when a man shot him in his shoulder.

Teen trouble

Police arrested two teens who they say stole a man’s iPhone and bag on DeKalb Avenue on Aug. 22.

The 29-year-old victim said he was between Clermont and Vanderbilt avenues at 1:45 am when someone grabbed his cellphone and bag out of his hands.


Two crime-mongers punched and robbed a woman on Clinton Avenue on Aug. 22, taking her purse and cellphone.

The 26-year-old victim told cops she was between Greene and Gates avenues 12:10 am when the two jerks grabbed her from behind, punched her in the face, and took her belongings.

Park sharks

A crime duo attacked and robbed a woman in Fort Greene Park on Aug. 23.

The 27-year-old victim told cops she was in the northwest corner of the park at 11:45 pm when a man and woman approached her and asked her for the time. When she told them she didn’t know, the man punched her while the woman held her down and went through her purse.

Biked away

A thief stole two bicycles from a house on DeKalb Avenue sometime between Aug. 25 and 26.

The 35-year-old victim told cops she left her bicycles in the garage of her house between Waverly and Washington avenues at 3 pm, returning at 4:30 pm the next day to find the garage door open and the bikes gone.


Three jerks took another man’s phone on DeKalb Avenue on Aug. 26.

The victim told cops he was at Carlton Avenue at 4:30 pm, when the three crooks surrounded him.

“Don’t want to fight you, give me your phone,” one of them said.

The crew fled after he handed over his iPhone.

Aired out

A crook stole a computer from a Clermont Avenue home on Aug. 20.

The 44-year-old victim told cops the crook entered her home between Greene Avenue and Fulton Street by breaking her screen door sometime between 3:30 and 4:30 pm, and stole her MacBook Air.


A crook stole from a woman’s purse at the Atlantic Terminal Mall on Aug. 24.

The 19-year-old victim told cops she was at the Marshalls in the plaza at 9:45 pm when she left her purse in her shopping cart. When she returned five minutes later, her Ukranian driver’s license, debit card, MetroCard, and some cash were gone.


Two teenagers stole an iPhone from a woman on Willoughby Avenue on Aug. 24, say cops who arrested the pair.

The 23-year-old victim told cops she was at Clinton Avenue at 9:50 pm when the two grabbed her iPhone out of her hand. Cops said two witnesses stopped the suspects and held them until an officer arrived on the scene.

Stone cold

A crook stole a woman’s wallet in an ice cream store in the Atlantic Terminal Mall on Aug. 26.

The 28-year-old victim told cops she was at the Cold Stone Creamery in the Flatbush Avenue mall at 2:15 pm when her wallet disappeared from her baby’s carriage.


A thief stole a fancy car from DeKalb Avenue overnight on Aug. 25

The 46-year-old victim told cops he left his Audi S4 at Clinton Avenue at 9 pm, returning at 8:30 am the next day to find the car gone.

— Eli Rosenberg

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